Massialas, Greg

Greg Massialas

Greg is a 3-time USA Olympian (1980, 1984, 1988), Olympic Referee (1996), and     3-time USA Olympic Coach (2016, 2012, 2008).

Since his first Jr. World Championship in 1971, Greg has evolved as a top-level fencer, referee, and elite level Olympic coach. In many ways his greatest contribution to USA Fencing is his coaching, both as a personal and National Coach, where he has helped transform USA Men’s Foil into a major international power.

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Sollee, Eric

Eric Sollee (8 September 1926 – 30 June 2008) was an American fencer and fencing coach. He fenced at Harvard earning NCAA All-America honors. He coached at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, and the Carroll Center for the blind, among others. As a coach he is notable for helping to quickly develop competitive fencers and for a paradigm shift in how to fence against classical fencers. Sollee trained a number of top competitors including Olympians.

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Mattern, Cody

Olympic Teams: 2004
Senior World Championship Teams: 2012 (Gold – Team), 2011, 2010 (Silver – Team), 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2001
Pan American Games Teams: 2011 (Gold – Team), 2007 (Bronze – Team)
Junior World Championship Teams: 2001

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Sullivan, Molly

Molly Sullivan  (born August 13, 1966) is a former American foil fencer, now working as a motivational speaker and fencing instructor. Sullivan was a member of the 1988 and 1992 United States Olympic fencing teams. She also won two gold medals in the 1987 and 1991 Pan American Games. While fencing for the University of … Read more

Kaidanov, Emmanuil G.

Emanuil (Emik) Kaidanov– All-time most successful NCAA Coach

Head Coach, Penn State Penn State has won twelve NCAA team championships, the record, including championships in six consecutive years, also a record.
His men’s and women’s teams have a combined: 832-89 through 31 years (men 426-37 women 406-52)
Ten of his fencers have become Olympians.
At least three have become Junior World Champions
US National Training Director, 1998-99
Coach of US World Championship Team, 1985, ‘86
Coach or Captain of US World University Games Team, 1985, ’89, ’91, ’93, and 2011

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Kolombatovich, George

George Kolombatovich– International referee and official, successful NCAA coach
International Referee: has refereed in three Olympic Games, in World Championships or Olympic Games in all three weapons, and in Junior/Cadet World Championship

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